‘Shots Fired’ Tackles Race, Poverty and the Justice System

‘Shots Fired’ Tackles Race, Poverty and the Justice System

by LaToya Cross

The series opens with a bang. “I said get down,” a voice commands. Then, two shots sound. As a truck pulls up and a... Read More

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Fatherhood Looks Good on Mahershala Ali

by #TeamEBONY

Days before winning a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award, Mahershala Ali and his wife Amatus welcomed a baby girl. Though the actor has been all over... Read More

‘Power’ Actress Naturi Naughton is Prepping for Motherhood!

‘Power’ Actress Naturi Naughton is Prepping for Motherhood!

by #teamEBONY

Naturi Naughton is smiling even brighter these days. Not only is the actress/singer enjoying a successful run on the hit STARZ series, Power, where... Read More

Emmett Till Painting Sparks Backlash and Powerful Protest

Emmett Till Painting Sparks Backlash and Powerful Protest

by #teamEBONY

Parker Bright, a Black artist has been standing in front of a painting called, “Open Casket” with the words “Black Death Spectacle” written on his... Read More

Forest Whitaker to Executive Produce Angela Davis Biopic

Forest Whitaker to Executive Produce Angela Davis Biopic

by #TeamEBONY

According to Variety, Forest Whitaker has joined Codeblack Films’ untitled Angela Davis film project as an executive producer. A renowned scholar, activist, feminist icon and former... Read More

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Here’s Your First Look at John Singleton’s New Drama ‘Snowfall’

by #TeamEBONY

When John Singleton first burst on the scene in 1991 with Boyz n the Hood Roger Ebert called it a “brilliant directorial debut” and “an American... Read More

Lawsuit: Revolt TV Accused of Reverse Racism

Lawsuit: Revolt TV Accused of Reverse Racism

by #teamEBONY

Revolt TV has been hit with a lawsuit by a group of White guys claiming that the music platform served them a pink slip... Read More

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‘Insecure’ Showrunner Prentice Penny Wants to Help ‘Upscale’ Your Life

by Britni Danielle

After landing his first job on a TV show back in 2004, writer and producer Prentice Penny found out there was a whole other world... Read More

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Put Some Respek On Kandi and Tiny’s Name

by #TeamEBONY

While this could easily turn into a Blue-eyed soul critique about how Black artists have been getting ripped off by White artists for decades, we’re still... Read More

Taraji P. Henson is Over “Cookie Lyon” and Here’s Why…

Taraji P. Henson is Over “Cookie Lyon” and Here’s Why…

by #teamEBONY

Cookie Lyon is not a forever-type character – at least not for award-winning actress Taraji P. Henson who has portrayed the feisty queen of... Read More